Blue Orpington chicks compared to Lavender Orpingtons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by PrinceSandwich, May 27, 2011.

  1. PrinceSandwich

    PrinceSandwich Songster

    Nov 11, 2009
    Alberta, Canada
    How do you tell the differance between Blue Orp chicks and Lav Orp chicks? I've seen pictures and they look pretty much the same.
  2. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    blue orps are much darker an have lacing on the chest
    this is one of our blue hens she is pretty light some are much darker
    this is one of our lav roos hens have the same coloring hope this helps
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    Most of the blues will have darker heads. Lavenders are even color all over, (except for the whitish juvenile shading.)

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